7 Utah Summer Vacation Spots to Try this Summer

cameron-kirby-326348-unsplashMay flowers have started blooming. Soon the school bells will stop ringing and summer vacation will be here. Let the trip planning begin. Traveling on a budget? No worries, we’ve compiled a list of destinations right here in Utah for your next staycation.

Zion National Park

This majestic park offers a wide range of lodging accommodations and recreational opportunities. Travelers can rent cabins, vacation homes and camp sites. They can enjoy horseback riding, hiking, climbing, jeep tours, trekking, swimming, zip lining, ATV rentals, guided trips and more. Zion National Park a nature preserve distinguished by steep red cliffs, forest trails and the Virgin River flowing into the Emerald Pools should be on everyone’s must-see list.

Lake Powell

Lake Powell is a beautiful reservoir on the Colorado River. The lake straddles the Utah-Arizona border and is visited by more than 2 million people each year. Travelers can enjoy hiking, climbing, rappelling and even boating through Utah’s southern canyons. Others also enjoy camping and fishing. Lake Powell is located close to scenic destinations such as the Grand Staircase in Escalante National Park and Goblin Valley State Park.

Arches National Park

Arches National Park produces water and wind carved wonders. There are more than 2,000 named arches within the park. Travelers can enjoy a variety of activities including hiking, guided tours, rafting, rock climbing and rappelling, camping and mountain biking.

Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests

Covering more than 2.1 million ecologically diverse acres the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests cater to just about everyone with world-renowned skiing and scenic highway cruising. We recommend the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway. Travelers also can go rafting, fishing, boating, camping and hiking.

Flaming Gorge

Flaming Gorge offers seemingly limitless recreation activities without all of the people! With an average temperature of 78 degrees, beautiful scenery and crystal-clear waters, one would expect people to flock to this little paradise− but they don’t. 

Capitol Reef National Park

Go glamping in Capitol Reef National Park. Don’t like roughing it? No problem, luxury cabins, teepees, wagons and comfort await at the Capitol Reef Resort. Million dollar views, rich geological history and sensory overload make this national park a great escape from the everyday grind.

St. George

This Southern Utah city provides the perfect basecamp for multiple national park trips. Bryce Canyon is just two hours away while the Grand Canyon is three. For those who aren’t as enthusiastic about the outdoors, you can enjoy a spa treatment, play, shopping, eating and even gallery hopping.  

Prepping Your Home for Summer Vacations

Summer vacations are a time when families start enjoying their year and try to take advantage of a well-deserved rest. One needs be aware of many scenarios that may affect their summer holidays for the positive or negative. accessories-84528_1280

This article highlights things families can do in order to prepare their homes for the summer holidays. There are countless things families and households can do in order to fully enjoy their vacations. Some of the top must do preparations are listed and explained below.

  • Check Appliances: One of the first and foremost actions families must take is checking any and all appliances that may have some characteristics that may be of hazard. Appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, etc. should be checked and rechecked and then with accordingly. These machines have a tendency to act abnormally and we recommend you unplug all such items when leaving for a summer vacation.
  • Clean Home: No one wants to return to a home that is unclean and full of dirt. So households should make sure that the house should be given a good wash and cleaning in order to come back to a clean and uplifting home.
  • Arrange for Pets: Many families tend to leave their pets for someone to care when on a summer vacation. Detailed arrangements for the pet should be made and its caregiver should be informed of any special needs the pet may require.
  • Spray: Many unwanted creatures and insects usually show up when a house is vacant for a certain period of time. Families should be very aware of this fact and spray adequately for their eradication before leaving for a summer vacation. These creatures can be very disturbing for any little children that may be living in the house.
  • Smell Fresh: One can always try to make sure that their household smells fresh and joyous. They can install certain products in their home that spray intermittently. They can be placed strategically in order to cover a maximum amount of space.

In conclusion, summer vacations are a time when families should have no care in the world whatsoever. They should enjoy, eat, drink to the maximum and not worry about anything.

Not worrying about your home is one of the most important things families can do successfully. When they know that their home and anything they care about in it is safe, they can peacefully enjoy their summer vacations.

This article explains some of the top things families can do in order to not only enjoy their summer vacations but also be at ease about the time they return to their homes. Families now need not to worry because they know he essentials required to enjoy a peaceful, careless, and lovely family summer vacations.

Another important fact about these preparations is that they are easy to implement and not very hard to pull of successfully and without much hassle. They can be done cheaply and ensure to a very high degree that summer vacations are enjoyed to the fullest.